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International Women's Day

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:58 pm on 11th March 2010.

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Photo of John Barrett John Barrett Shadow Work and Pensions Minister 1:58 pm, 11th March 2010

When I was a member of a council group, 50 per cent. of it was male and 50 per cent. female. However, almost none of the women wanted to stand for Parliament, for the reason that my hon. Friend gave.